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U.S. cable network Encore said the first original program it will air will be the miniseries "Moby Dick," starring Ethan Hawke and William Hurt.
Scientists say they've discovered the fossilized skull and jaw of a giant sperm whale, 12 million to 13 million years old, off the coast of Peru.
Hollywood's Universal Pictures reportedly has hired "Wanted" director Timur Bekmambetov to head its new big-screen adaptation of "Moby Dick."
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Award-winning Israeli translator and author Aharon Amir has died at the age of 85.
Elizabeth Hardwick, a writer, critic, founder of the New York Review of Books and former wife of poet Robert Lowell, has died at the age of 91.
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